Hazard school information

Average Test Scores48%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools81,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Hazard, KY educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Hazard public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 2% higher than than the Kentucky average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hazard public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.0% have completed high school, 27.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hazard are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Hazard.
  • 79.5% of people in Hazard have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.0% of people in Hazard have completed high school.
  • 27.7% of people in Hazard have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hazard

Completed 8th grade79.5%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school73.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.8%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.7%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters16.8%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.2%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hazard (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hindman, KY70549%1%
Hyden, KY46144%10%
Buckhorn, KY15840%20%
Blackey, KY18937%25%
Hazard, KY5,38348%2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wind Lake, WI5,38375%51%
Worland, WY5,38357%16%
Tyrone, PA5,38265%32%
Glasgow Village, MO5,38215%70%
Dayton, KY5,38543%13%
Hazard, KY5,38348%2%
Source: The Hazard, KY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.